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  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Pacific Drilling S.A. announced yesterday that it has taken delivery of its newest drillship, the Pacific Khamsin. The drillship is scheduled to begin mobilizing tomorrow to Nigeria, where it will commence a two year drilling contract. Pacific Khamsin, which features the most advanced drilling technology in the offshore drilling industry, including dual load path capability […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    A new LNG vessel ordered by Trans Pacific Shipping Ltd., a joint venture company comprising Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), Chubu Electric Power Co. Inc., and the Mitsubishi Corporation, was named on September 5 at the Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. At the ceremony, Toshio Mita, chairman of Chubu Electric Power, […]

  • 31 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Pacific Drilling S.A., a fast growing company dedicated to becoming the preferred ultra-deepwater drilling contractor, has received a letter of award for the Pacific Sharav drillship, revealed the company’s CEO Chris Becket. CEO Chris Beckett commented on the increasing demand for ultra-deepwater units: “During the early part of 2012, demand for ultra-deepwater drillships continued to […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Pacific Drilling S.A. announced that it has taken delivery of its newest drillship, the Pacific Khamsin. The drillship begins mobilizing to Nigeria today, where it will commence a two year drilling contract. Pacific Khamsin, which features the most advanced drilling technology in the offshore drilling industry, including dual load path capability and dual drilling fluid […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Singapore-listed Sembcorp Marine (SCM) has completed the upgrades of the cruise ships Pacific Eden (formerly Statendam) and the Pacific Aria (formerly Ryndam) for Australian P&O Cruises. The repair, refurbishment and conversion works of the two cruise vessels were undertaken at the company’s Admiralty Yard, Singapore. Following the transformation of the ships, P&O Cruises, brand of Carnival Group, announced that Pacific Eden […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Pacific Drilling S.A. announced that it has taken delivery of its newest drillship, the Pacific Khamsin. The drillship begins mobilizing to Nigeria today, where it will commence a two year drilling contract. Pacific Khamsin, which features the most advanced drilling technology in the offshore drilling industry, including dual load path capability and dual drilling fluid […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the city of Pacific’s updated shoreline master program. The program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of 41 acres of floodplain and 1.4 miles of shoreline along the White River in the city. The updated master program combines local plans for […]

  • 8 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Squeezed into a submersible as futuristic as anything in his movies, James Cameron intends to descend solo to the ocean’s deepest point within weeks, the Canadian filmmaker and explorer announced Thursday.  Just Tuesday, during testing off Papua New Guinea, Cameron dived deeper than any other human has on a solo mission. Now he aims to […]

  • 9 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    When he made his historic solo dive into the Mariana Trench last month, James Cameron brought back images and descriptions of a “lunar like” marine landscape nearly devoid of life. But a scant few weeks later, the filmmaker and explorer is eager for himself and project scientists to dive again into Challenger Deep, an undersea […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Karoon Gas Australia has entered into a binding sale and purchase agreement for Pacific Exploration and Production Corp.’s 35% equity interest in the jointly held Santos Basin exploration blocks S‐M‐1037, S‐M‐1101, S‐M‐1102, S‐M‐ 1165 and S‐M‐1166 for up to $20.5 million. Karoon already had 65% interest in these five blocks and will now become 100% owner and […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    For the past weeks, among the relevant jobs performed at Zamakona Yards in Canary Islands, there was the docking of the Pacific Wyvern. Pacific Wyvern is 68.9 m long AHTS Vessel that operates on the western coast of Africa. The vessel belongs to Singapore-based company Swire Pacific, that it is one of the leading marine […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Inter-Pacific’s license got revoked after the company filed for judicial management.

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development

    The Pacific Community (SPC), a scientific and technical organisation in the Pacific region, has released a study which states that wave energy could be a cost-effective energy resource for Pacific Island countries and territories.

  • 8 July 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Pacific Drilling, an offshore drilling contractor, has postponed the delivery of its newbuild drillship Pacific Zonda for the fourth quarter of 2015.  Namely, the delivery of the drillship, that is being built at Samsung Heavy Industries yard in South Korea, was postponed for October 2015 although the company’s previous plan was for the vessel to […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Shipowner and operator, Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (Pte) Ltd (SPO) celebrated the launch of its new D-Class vessel, Pacific Dragon on Good Friday. The launch and naming ceremony of Pacific Dragon was held at close to midnight on 17 April at ST Marine shipyard, Singapore. The event was graced by Lady Sponsor, Camille Gribble and […]

  • 26 March 2012
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Yesterday at noon, local time (10 p.m. ET), James Cameron’s “vertical torpedo” sub broke the surface of the western Pacific, carrying the National Geographic explorer and filmmaker back from the Mariana Trench’s Challenger Deep—Earth’s deepest, and perhaps most alien, realm. The first human to reach the 6.8-mile-deep (11-kilometer-deep) undersea valley solo, Cameron arrived at the […]

  • 19 June 2015

    Gibraltar-based ship repair company, Gibdock, has taken Solstad Offshore’s Construction Support Vessel (CSV), the 5000 dwt Normand Pacific, for its first special survey. Gibdock managing director, Richard Beards, said: ”Solstad Offshore is a repeat customer that we hold in very high regard and we were delighted to welcome them back again. “They are a quality […]

  • 25 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Pacific Drilling S.A. announced yesterday that a subsidiary of Total S.A. has elected to extend the initial contract term for the Pacific Scirocco from one to two years. The contract provides for further options, to be exercised at the client’s discretion, which could result in up to three additional years of contract term with an […]

  • 8 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Cosco Pacific’s cargo hold fire caused by spontaneous combustion of misdeclared lithium batteries.

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Eastern Pacific Shipping’s eleven 15,000 TEU containerships will feature conventional and dual-fuel engines.

  • 16 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Pacific Drilling S.A. announced today that its ultra-deepwater drillship the Pacific Khamsin has been awarded a contract by a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of Chevron Corporation for operations in West Africa. The minimum duration of the contract is for an initial two-year term, with contract commencement expected by end of the third quarter of 2013. The […]

  • 1 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    MPA suspended the licence after an enforcement check on a bunker tanker operated by the company.